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Work It!

Now that you’re edging ever closer to adulthood, consider pitching in and saving some money for college by working part-time or during the summer. But today’s job market for teens is pretty tough. Follow these tips for finding and landing a great job more »

Mar 21, 2014 jobs/careers

Car 101

Everything You Need to Know Before You Turn the Keys and Go! more »

Mar 21, 2014 driving 101

Countdown to Car Keys

One of the most exciting perks of becoming a teenager is gaining the freedom to drive, but with that freedom comes a lot of responsibility. Use our age-appropriate checklist to make sure you and your teen are on the right track more »

Mar 21, 2014 driving 101

Find the Right Fit: College Offerings & Campus Tours

To get the most out of your campus visits and tours, try creating a list of questions and the “must haves” that you’re looking for in a college. Here are a few examples and some tips to help you pick the right college for you. more »

Mar 13, 2014 the college view

Riding Right: ATV Safety

All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are everywhere, and plenty of teens have the chance to ride or drive one. Make sure you and your teens understand the dangers associated with ATV accidents and ways to prevent and protect against them before they hoping on more »

Feb 11, 2014 teen health

What's Influencing Your Teen's College Decision?

Let’s face it, picking the right college is a big decision, and chances are, your teen’s college of choice is their pick for all the WRONG reasons. more »

Feb 4, 2014 the college view

Potential Magazine: Plastic Surgery and Teens

With a 546% increase in teen plastic surgery, Dr, Michael Bentley shares considerations and watch-outs more »

Apr 3, 2014 videos

Potential Magazine Joins WBRC on Applying for Scholarships

Pam Mashburn, publisher, joins WBRC to talk about the major reasons why teens don't apply for scholarships, and why they should. more »

Mar 18, 2014 videos

  • What I Know Now: Katie Bright

    With a dad who was once the mayor of Montgomery and is also a retired U.S. Congressman and a mom who was a district judge, it’s fair to say that public service is in Katie’s blood.

    Mar 24, 2014 What I Know Now

  • 5 College Admissions Urban Legends

    With so many rumors and myths going around about the college admissions methods, Potential enlisted the help of an admissions officer from the University of Georgia to help us set the record straight.

    Mar 20, 2014 Parent-to-Parent

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Latest Digital Issue

  • The Open Line on Genny Pittman

    Genny Pittman, a senior at Homewood High School, is honored as a teen spotlight in Potential magazine. Potential magazine is a multi-media resource for parents of college-bound teenagers.

    Mar 27, 2014 Press Release

  • Mobile senior featured in statewide magazine

    Baylee Jackson, a senior at Faith Academy, has been honored as a teen spotlight in Potential magazine and featured alongside her parents, Erica Jeffrey, Kevin Jackson, and step-dad, Michael Jeffery.

    Mar 27, 2014 Press Release